Experience:  7 years experience in the baking and pastry industry including high-end style bakeries, and chocolate shops. 
Education/Credentials:
 Associate's degree in Baking and Pastry from The Culinary Institute of America. Certified in ServSafe. 
Other Interests: Hiking, kayaking, camping, and spending time with family and friends. 

Email: msolan@sau8.org

Melissa solan
​baking & pastry workforce specialist/ Special Events Coordinator

Experience: 15 years in education at CRTC; active in Skills USA:  National Education Team member and judge; prepared many students for state and national competitions 40 years in the hospitality industry, including restaurants of various styles and food service facilities
Education/Credentials: 
Received training at Culinary Institute of America, Johnson and Wales University, NE Culinary Institute: Teaching Certification; NRAEF-certified Servsafe Instructor
Other Interests: 
golf, cooking, skiing, beach time

Email: bmcintosh@sau8.org

Robert McIntosh
​Instructor